The strikers, members of United Food and Commercial Workers’ Local P-9, cited a wage freeze, dangerous working conditions, and a wage cut as the reasons for the strike.
Susan Marks is the author of Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America’s First Lady of Food; In the Mood for Munsingwear: Minnesota’s Claim to Underwear Fame; and Historic Photos of Minnesota. Susan has a B.A. in American history and a Master’s of Liberal Studies in American studies and film.
In the early 1900s, Americans braced themselves every October for pranks committed by not-so-innocent children.
The violence, which lasted for three nights, is often linked with other race-related demonstrations in cities across the nation during 1967’s “long hot summer.”
From the 1920s through the 1960s, local stations achieved many national firsts and produced enduring TV legends.
One of Minnesota’s most important artists, Morrison is best known for his landscape paintings and wood collages.